Rejoice! Summer Choral Evensong

6.30 pm on Sunday 16 July 2023

St James Church Bodley Road

Unticketed £free event

On what we hope will be a glorious summer’s evening, we have an expanded choir leading our worship in a special choral evensong with beautiful choral works

  • Rejoice in the Lord always (extract) – Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
  • Preces and responses – William Smith (1603-1645)
  • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis – Herbert Brewer in D
    • composed for Three choirs festival, Hereford 1927
  • And I saw a new heaven – Edgar Bainton (1928)
  • Threefold Amen – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • ‘March’ from Symphonie No.3 – Ch.M Widor